North Korea attacks Yeonpyeong Island

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North Korea attacks Yeonpyeong Island


Residents and tourists at a pier on the island watch smoke rise from Yeonpyeong Island, which was hit by around 100 rounds of artillery shells fired from North Korea on the afternoon of Nov. 23. Two marines and two civilians were killed by the shelling and 19 people were injured. It was the first North Korean attack on South Korean civilians since the Korean War. Provided by Choi Yong-mun

주민과 관광객들이 부둣가에서 연평도에서 솟아오르는 연기를 바라보고 있다. 11월23일 오후 북한이 포탄 백여발로 연평도를 공격했다. 북한의 공격으로 해병대원 2명과 민간인 2명이 사망했고 군인과 민간인 19명이 부상을 입었다. 민간을 상대로 북한이 공격한 것은 한국전쟁 이후 처음이다. 연평도 여행객 최용문 제공
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